West Atlantic through the eyes of our staff

It’s the people on the flight deck and committed ground crew that get your cargo where you need it to be.

West Atlantic open positions

At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application.

Open positions

Location
Application deadline

Part 145 Training Controller

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
09/12/2018

TRAINING CONTROLLER – PART 145                                                                                                                                                           

 

Anställningstyp: Tillsvidare, heltid, 100%, dagtid mån-fre

Avdelning: WAS Part-145                    

Plats: Sturup Airport, MMX        

 

Sammanfattning av rollen:

Vi söker en Training Controller som tillsammans med vår Training Manager ser till att all teknisk träning samt auktorisationer inom vår växande Part-145 organisation hålls uppdaterade enligt EASAs regelverk.

Du kommer även arbeta med vårt rapporteringssystem (Safety Management System) – där du får ett övergripande ansvar. 

 

Arbetsuppgifter:

Dina uppgifter kommer delvis bestå av att hålla det system vi använder oss av aktuellt samt aktivt arbeta med att uppdatera kvalifikationer och auktorisationer vilket sker i enlighet med krav från myndigheterna.

Du kommer planera och skicka ut inbjudningar till utbildningar. Detta innebär att en del av arbetet kommer ske i samspråk med vår planeringsavdelning.

Du kommer även att sammanställa ansökningar till myndigheten i olika ärenden exempelvis ansökan eller förnyelse av Part-66 certifikat. 

I vårt rapporteringssystem kommer dina uppgifter innefattas av att fördela ut rapporter så dessa hamnar på rätt person/avdelning att svara på, du kommer även själv att få utreda vissa händelser och på så sätt svara på en del rapporter. 

Vi sätter stort värde på flexibilitet då detta är en tjänst som hela tiden utvecklas och på så sätt kommer innebära en hel del variation. 

 

Erfarenhet/kunskap:  

  • Goda kunskaper inom det flygtekniska området.
  • Erfarenhet från utbildningsområdet eller nyfikenhet och intresse att utvecklas inom detta.
  • God datorvana.
  • En skicklig administratör.
  • Flytande kunskap i svenska och engelska både i tal o skrift.
  • Kunskaper i EASAs regelverk. 

 

Önskvärda  personliga egenskaper: 

  • God förmåga att samarbeta och att skapa ett positivt arbetsklimat.
  • Strukturerad och noggrann i sitt arbete.
  • Kunna avsluta arbetsuppgifter.
  • Kunna anpassa sig till nya arbetsuppgifter och situationer.
  • Självmotiverad. 

Startdatum: Så fort som möjligt 

Vid frågor om tjänsten vänligen kontakta Fredrik Hansson/Training Manager Part-145, fredrik.hansson@westatlantic.eu 

Vänligen ansök via vår hemsida; www.westatlantic.eu
Ansökan skall inkludera CV samt personligt brev. Intervjuer och urval sker löpande.

Sista ansökningsdatum; 2018-12-09

 


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Flying Spanner Support Engineer – Livestock

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
13/12/2018

Position Type:                   Permanent Full-Time

Work Pattern:                   flexible- based around flight hours          

Department:                     Part 145

Location:                          Coventry

Responsible to:                Line Maintenance Manager (Technical)

Role Summary

B1 or B2+A B737 Type Rated (Classic) licensed Engineer required to support the horse transport operation as a flying Spanner. Provide Engineering support to the Livestock Operation to the required standard and within all SOP’s ensuring excellent customer service.

Responsibilities

  • Be available to operate for all scheduled livestock flights.
  • Be an effective part of the Flying Spanner Operation, working as an integral part of the cabin team
  • Provide all engineering support for the West Atlantic contract
  • Monitor and control aircraft defects to ensure aircraft availability to fulfil the contracted horse flying
  • During all maintenance activities always report discovered malfunctions/remarks/observations according to established procedures and forms.
  • Arrange external maintenance support as required to support defect rectification
  • Ensure the a/c internal and external areas are clean to a high standard
  • Liaise with the West Atlantic  UK Part M Planning Department to ensure all planned maintenance is completed on time
  • Report all defects through the cloud based status reporting system
  • Liaise with Line Maintenance Control regarding defect rectification
  • Act as technical representative on base check inputs
  • Must have P145 approval

Academic/Educational Requirements

  • Valid B1 or B2+A B737 Type Rated (Classic) Licence

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Airside Driving License desirable or ability to hold Airside Driving Licence
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organising skills

Salary & Terms

 

Basic £36,861

Shift allowance £6,415

B737 Type Rating Allowance

Loyalty bonus after 12months

Company Expenses

Company pension

When this specific contract Operation is not active you will be required to take leave and/or perform other duties commensurate with your skills and experience within a 40 hour week normally Monday to Friday.

 


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Direct Entry – Bae ATP Commander based in EMA

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
08/12/2018

West Atlantic are currently looking for Direct Entry Commanders who will be responsible for the safe flying of the ATP aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of Europe's leading cargo airlines.

Candidates must have:

  • Right to live and work in EU
  • Valid Air Transport Pilot License – ATPL
  • flying hours: total of 2500 hours, of which a minimum of 500 hours on multi-engine

turbine MCC JAR FAR 25 aircraft.

  • minimum 250 hours Commander time in commercial air transport.
  • ICAO Level 5 English Fluent

The package includes

  • Basic Salary
  • Per Diems
  • EASA FTL10/28 work pattern
  • Life Insurance
  • Type Rating paid by the company with a 3-year bond

Apply today to find out if this ATP Opportunity could be the next step for you! A full Job Description and terms are available on request.

Selection and Assessment:

The selection process will include an interview, psychometric testing, and a Sim Check.

On Appointment

Successful applicants will be required to sign a training agreement and will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.

Please apply via our website http://www.westatlantic.eu/Recruitment or send your covering letter and cv to jo.pickering@westatlantic.eu

 

 


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Senior First Officer (B737 Non-Type Rated)

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
07/12/2018

Position Type:            Permanent, Full-Time

Work Pattern             Week On, Week Off

Department:              Flight Operations

Location:                    EMA

Responsible to:         The Pilot Manager

Role Summary

Responsible for assisting with the operation of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.

Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.
  • Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;
  • Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.
  • Report to the commander any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.
  • Report to the commander any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);
  • Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.
  • Assume responsibility for the aircraft, it’s occupants and cargo as appropriate if the commander is incapacitated
  • Assist the Commander as requested, with administrative and other relevant duties in relation to the flight
  • Ensure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in Atlantic Airlines Part A.

Academic/Qualification Requirements

  • UK ATPL (successful applicants will be required to have a UK ATPL prior to commencing employment)

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

  • Minimum 5000Hours Total time to include 1500Hours on the B737 or equivalent type (Airbus/Boeing types preferred)
  • Previous command experience
  • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Proven problem solving & planning skills
  • ICAO Level 6 English

Terms

Salary SFO - £42,061

Per Diems

£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)

£2.29 per 100nm day rate and £4.58 per 100nm night rate, mileage allowance.

Training - Successful Applicants will attend a Boeing 737 Type Rating Course.  Costs will be borne by the Company but the crewmember will sign a 3-year loan agreement. If the crewmember fails to pass the type rating, the crewmember will be liable to repay all training costs incurred.

In order to apply for this position, please click on the Apply Now link below. You will need to have copies of your Licence, Medical and last page of your logbook available for upload using the other documents button.

 Company Pension

Loyalty Bonus after 12 months

 


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Production Planning Controller (PPC) EMA Part 145

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
06/12/2018

EMA Part 145 Production Planning Controller (PPC)

Position Type:            Permanent, Full time (40 Hrs)

Work Pattern             Mon-Fri

Department:              Part 145

Location:                    EMA

Responsible to:          Base Station Controller

Role Summary 

Responsible for ensuring the EMA Base Hangar Maintenance operations are well planned using the resources and manpower available at EMA Hangar 29. Maintain and control of the Technical documentation/Work packages that are produced by our Group Part Ms and from time 3rd party organisations.

Responsibility

  • Responsible for the overall Maintenance plan for the Hangar location and day-to-day control and updating of Technical paperwork generated by production within the Base environment and report directly to EMA Base Station Controller and Part 145 MM/BMM as requested.
  • Manage the work packs and reviewed, manpower, Spares and tooling identified with sufficient time to allow completion of the work.
  • Maintain man-hours have been collected entered onto relevant company documents and brought to the attention of BSC and/or Supervisors when missing or not clearly correct.
  • Responsible for working closely alongside the Base Station Controller and on Shift Supervisors to assist with planning, preparation and pre-load spares.
  • Assist, BSC with Work Pack closure, give assistance to ensue all controlled paperwork accounted for, and correct.
  • Assist with Administration requests if needed

Duties

  • Planning of Scheduled Maintenance and control of all P145 related documentation to include archiving and forwarding documents to relevant third parties electronically.
  • Ensuring all planned work orders are printed, controlled or returned to third parties.
  • Assisting Technical Department Manager in ensuring good communication is maintained with staff on behalf of Part 145.
  • Develop good communications with the Part M Planning Departments, Supervisors and BSC.
  • Ensure electronic/hard copy handover diaries for Base & Line are maintained and archived on a regular basis.
  • Provide support to the BSC with manpower planning, vacation and training.
  • Give support and assistance to the BSC and Supervisors as required.

Academic/Educational Requirements

  • Educated to ‘AS’ level or equivalent
  • EASA B1 or CAT A license preferred
  • Aircraft Maintenance degree highly desirable

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

  • Minimum of 5 years Base maintenance planning experience.
  • Experience in Base Maintenance planning for 737 CL or NG.
  • Experience in effective man-hour planning for Base Maintenance hangar teams.
  • Experience of Technical documents related Base Maintenance and the ‘control of’.
  • Excellent IT skills specifically Microsoft Office and spreadsheets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality.
  • Proactive, confident, Team player.
  • Proven Planning & Organisation and problem solving skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills; adaptable to all levels of the organization.
  • Able to work independently, taking the initiative and with little supervision.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • Attention to detail & quality minded.

Salary 

  • Basic pay - £23,500 to £34,500 dependent upon experience
  • Loyalty bonus up to a maximum of 10% of salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Equivalent to 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

 

 

 


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Part-145 Line Administration/Staff Scheduler

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
30/11/2018

Part-145 Line Administration / Staff scheduler  

                                                                  

Position Type: Temporary position, with good chances for a permanent job          

Work Pattern: Daytime Monday- Friday office hrs.                             

Department: WAS Part-145                     

Location: Sturup Airport, Malmö        

Reports to: Maintenance Manager                           

 

Role Summary:

The Line admin/ Staff scheduler function is to be seen as “the spider in the web” function. The role support both Line and Base maintenance teams, and managers, ensuring that production have the correctly skilled and capable staff at the right station when so needed.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring that we have the right skilled staff at the right station at the right time.
  • Rostering and scheduling of SE and NO staff working schedules.
  • Book travels and handle hotel reservations.
  • Keep track on and log cost for all travel tickets, hotels and rental cars cost for the P 145 maintenance and logistic staff.
  • Car permits.
  • Report the costs once per month to finance dept.
  • Handle and apply for airside badges.
  • Schedule training together with the training Controller function.

 

Academic/Educational Requirements: 

  • Academic degree or similar.
  • Windows office package.
  • Collective work agreements. 

 

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:  

  • Developed skill to think outside the box, finding new solutions to both old and new situation.
  • Developed ability to think forward, understanding complex situations finding solutions.
  • Fine with and used to work in a constantly changing work environment.
  • Fluent in Swedish and English , advantage if good knowledge in German & French. 

 

Required Personal Attributes: 

  • High social competence since you are going to deal with staff all the time.
  • Used to handle deadlines and short timeframes.
  • Normally quick to adapt to new situations and instructions.
  • Service oriented.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Team player as well as ability to work self-supportive.
  • Always finish what has started. 

Starting date: As soon as possible. 

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Accountable & Maintenance Manager Daniel Håkansson, daniel.hakansson@westatlantic.eu 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Selection and interviews are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 2018-11-30.

 


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Direct Entry Captain (Type rated B737)

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
06/12/2018

Position Type:            Permanent, Full-Time

Work Pattern             Week On, Week Off

Department:              Flight Operations

Location:                    EMA

Responsible to:         The Pilot Manager

Role Summary

Responsible for the management of the operation of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.

Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.
  • Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;
  • Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.
  • Report any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.
  • Report any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);
  • Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in West Atlantic UK Part A.

Academic/Qualification Requirements

  • UK ATPL (successful applicants will be required to have a UK ATPL prior to commencing employment)

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

  • Minimum 4000Hours Total time to include 1000Hours P1 on B737 300-900
  • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Proven problem solving & planning skills
  • ICAO Level 6 English

Terms

B737 Captain - £72,106

Per Diems

£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)

£4.58/100nm by day and £9.16/100nm by night mileage allowance.

Training - Successful Applicants will attend an Operators Conversion Course.  Costs will be borne by the Company but the crewmember will sign a 1-year loan agreement. If the crewmember fails to pass the course, the crewmember will be liable to repay all training costs incurred.

In order to apply for this position, please click on the Apply Now link below. You will need to have copies of your Licence, Medical and last page of your logbook available for upload using the other documents button.

Company Pension

Loyalty Bonus after 12 months


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Open pilot application

Location:
Application deadline:
30/11/2018

 

Dear applicant,

We only accept applications, CVs and personal letters in English.

// West Atlantic Sweden 


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Milou Frohn

Pilot

I’ve always loved to fly and to be able to do that for a living and see so much of the world is fantastic. The most important thing is having a great company behind us, always helping me to develop and providing all the support I need.

Lukas Biörnsen

Technical administration

West Atlantic is a great employer and take a real interest in my development and work life balance. The administrative side of the company is a really important part of our operation and I’m glad my role plays an important part in making sure our aircraft deliver on time.

Sandra Hellgren

Airplane Maintenance

I take great pride in my role in keeping our fleet in the air, every minute on the ground is time that we can’t help our customers. Getting our aircraft up and running again safely is what I enjoy the most.

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Loading activities at EMA

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Inflight to Svalbard

Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ

 

First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA

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Team spirit in cockpit

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Safety training

Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737

 

Maintenance in Malmö

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Celebrating a new contract

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767 In the Hangar

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On the flight deck

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737 on ground

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Office life

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View from cockpit

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New ATP-Pilots

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First Boeing 737-800 water salute

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Svalbard

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Morning view in ATP cockpit

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